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(IAAC) Obj: NGC 4473, NGC 4477 - Inst: 120mm f/8.3 refractor



Observation Poster: Diego González <digonzalz@gmail.com>
Observer: Diego González
Your skills: Intermediate (some years)
Date/time of observation: 10/04/2005 0:49 UT
Location of site: Asturias, Spain (Lat 43º N, Elev 300m)
Site classification: Suburban
Sky darkness: 5.0 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 120mm f/8.3 refractor
Magnification: 50x, 80x, 100x
Filter(s): 
Object(s): NGC 4473, NGC 4477
Category: External galaxy.
Class: 
Constellation: Com
Data: mag 10.2 / 10.4  size 4' / 3'
Position: RA 12:30  DEC +13:26
Description:
The last galaxies on the Markarian's Chain are NGC 4473 and 4477. The fist 
one, 4473, is best seen than the other; both have a round shape and are 
forming an angle of nearly 90º with a 10th mag. star. Best seen at 100x.
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